Something seems to be eating my coneflower petals. Any idea what it could be?
Whether they need to save money or they just want to live more self-sufficiently, many people are turning to DIY projects and homemade products to get things done around the home. For gardeners this might include creating our own compost, … Read Article
A neighborhood cat keeps walking through my garden and I don’t want him to. What can I do?
What can you tell me about scale insects?
I saw an opossum in my garden. What can you tell me about opossums?
Cutworms are the larvae—or caterpillars—of a number of different night-flying moth species. Living up to their name, these pesky larvae cut down young plants at the soil surface or below when they feed. Although they do not cause damage once … Read Article
What is winter moth and what can I do about it?
If you live in a light green area of this map, you probably don’t need to read further. However, if you live in or visit the yellow or red areas, read on. The map came out of a study on … Read Article
We want to clear an area of lawn and replace it with a vegetable garden. I’ve heard of “solarizing”—can you tell me if this would be the best way to go and can we do it over the winter so we’ll be ready to plant in spring? Read Article
Good Bug Bad Bug: Who’s Who, What They Do, and How to Manage Them Organically by Jessica Walliser 95 pages St. Lynn’s Press, 2nd Edition, Updated, 2011 List price: $17.95 The fact that this book is in its Second Edition … Read Article
Read up on signs of spider mites and how to get rid of them. Read Article